Kennedy Center Launches First Ever Hip-Hop Season With Harlem Stage Ex-Director

The Kennedy Center has been presenting hip-hop for over 15 years, but not as part of its institutional programming. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The ART Of RAP Pays Homage To Mobb Deep’s Prodigy

As the hip-hop community mourns the loss of rapper Prodigy, a member of the New York duo Mobb Deep, The ART of RAP concert scheduled at NJPAC in Newark, NJ on Friday, June 30th 2017, at 8 pm will now pay homage to Mobb Deep’s Prodigy due to his untimely death. Continue Reading →

The “Back In The Days” Coloring Book Hot Summer Fun

hip hop coloring bookStreet-style photographer Jamel Shabazz has captured New York hip-hop since the 1970s, documenting giant boom boxes, chunky hoop earrings, and flat-brimmed hats with a style that ranges from cheeky to dramatic: young boys in denim cutoffs posing on a subway platform, midair back flips over a pile of tattered mattresses. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Harlem Fave Darryl “DMC” McDaniels Gets Comical

WATERBURY, CONNECTICUT- January 8, 2011: Hip-Hop icon Darryl McDaniels a.k.a. D.M.C. formerly of the legendary rap group Run-DMC photographed on the motion picture set of Hard Luck. (Photo by Robert Falcetti)

On June 22, the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) will hold the “DYCD Heroes Project” comic book showcase with hip-hop legend and Darryl Makes Comics Publisher and Founder Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. Continue Reading →

Smoke DZA Talks Harlem’s Rap Renaissance, Stacey And Dame Dash, A$AP Mob And More

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In an exclusive interview with Smoke DZA, All Hip Hop talked to DZA about ‘He Has Risen’ Joint Album With Harry Fraud, NYC Hip Hop & Expanding His Film Career, and his thoughts about the rap renaissance, filming, artists and more in Harlem.

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Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Set To Open In Harlem

hip-hop-hall-of-fameThe Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum will feature a hall of fame, museum, retail gift shop, restaurant, sports bar, concert lounge, TV studios, offices and house the Hip Hop Arts and Media Academy. Continue Reading →

Breakin’ Convention Hip-Hop Dance Theater At The Apollo

Les TwinsThe Apollo Theater will kick off its 2015-2016 season with the return of Breakin’ Convention, an International Festival of Hip-Hop Dance Theater and a Sadler’s Wells London project from October 13th – October 18th. Continue Reading →

Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum To Open In Harlem

hip-hop-hall-of-fameHip Hop Music & Culture will now join that legacy in Harlem as the Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum is set to open up its offices on the historic 125th St. There will be a press & community open-house event scheduled to kick-off the Hip Hop History Month Celebration in November. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: Award-Winning Common Gets Personal

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Who best to get up close and personal with than award-winning artist Common with a room full of music lovers in New York City. The Golden Globe, Academy and Grammy award- winning entertainer approached the stage with his musical entourage at Harlem MIST on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.   Continue Reading →